Embarked Wellington, 12 February 1917; disembarked Plymouth, England, 2 May 1917; marched in to 4th Canterbury Infantry Bn, Sling, and reverted to Temporary Corporal.
Rank of Corporal confirmed on passing School of Instruction, 1 June 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 6 June 1917; joined 2nd Bn, Canterbury Infantry Regiment, in the field, 25 June 1917.
Wounded in action, 12 August 1917 (gassed), and admitted to No 3 NZ Field Ambulance; transferred to No 1 NZ Field Ambulance, 14 August 1917; to No 2 Australian Casualty Clearing Station, 22 August 1917; to 5th General Hospital, Rouen, 24 August 1917; to England, 28 August 1917, and admitted to No 1 NZ General Hospital, Brockenhurst, 31 August 1917; transferred to NZ Convalescent Hospital, Hornchurch, 19 October 1917; to NZ Command Depot, Codford, 22 January 1918.
Classified 'Unfit' by Medical Board, 10 April 1918, and placed on NZ Roll.
Taken on strength, NZ Discharge Depot, Torquay, 18 April 1918.
Commenced return to New Zealand from Plymouth on board HT 'Paparoa', 8 August 1918; discharged (no longer physically fit for War Service on account of wounds received in action [gas poisoning]), 19 December 1918.
Parents: Charles Frederick (b. Christchurch) and Jane Marie (b. Brisbane, Queensland, Australia) WORTH AWMM